Dassault Systèmes unveils SolidWorks Education Edition 2013-2014
New Delhi, India, June 14, 2013: Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today unveiled SolidWorks Education Edition 2013-2014. This latest version includes new functionalities to simplify complex design tasks, enable students to create models easier and faster, and provide wider connectivity to expand collaboration between users.
Teaching guides and lessons are also available to provide educators with additional support for developing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum. In addition, qualified schools are given SolidWorks Student Edition licenses at no charge for use by their students. Schools with a SolidWorks Education subscription can also administer the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam to their students. More than 6,400 students were certified in the last year alone and the recognition is considered a major asset in a job search because it effectively validates student expertise to prospective employers.
Dassault Systèmes provides an array of support tools to ensure design projects are successfully executed. Students now have access to My.SolidWorks, to help them increase their professional skill set and gain insight and expertise from the SolidWorks Community.
“Technical skills are critically important for career development in the 21st century and we felt it was crucial to provide students with services and technology in the classroom that would prepare them for the real world,” explains Kieran Flannery, a teacher at Castletroy College in Limerick and a regional development officer for t4 Technology Subjects Support Service. “The Irish Department of Education and Skills searched for an educational tool to execute its mission and turned to SolidWorks. Through its ease of use and support capabilities, SolidWorks Education program is enhancing teaching and learning, and in a short period of time has already dramatically improved technology education in Ireland.”
SolidWorks Education Edition 2013-2014 is currently available through local resellers. For more information, visit: http://www.solidworks.com/sw/products/education_products.html
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